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- DescriptionConveys how medical people shape and organize the knowledge, perception, and experience of illness, as well as the substance of illness behavior, its management, and treatment. The authors believe that the understanding of specifically human rather than generally animal illness requires proper study of the social meanings surrounding illness.
- Author BiographyEliot Freidson was Professor Emeritus of Sociology in the Graduate School of Arts and Science of New York University. He served on scientific advisory boards for the Social Security Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Center for Health Services Research. Judith Lorber is a professor emerita of sociology at Brooklyn College and the City College of New York Graduate Center. She is author of Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, Breaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change, and Gender and the Social Construction of Illness.
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication30/08/2008
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight733 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byEliot Freidson,Judith Lorber
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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